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collingwood living and the impact of weather

Local Farmers’ Markets

  Nothing says the beginning of summer better than the pop up of local farmers’s markets in the area. The Collingwood Farmers’ Market is now open every Saturday morning from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm, located in the Second and … Continue reading

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Collingwood and the Weather

  For all Canadians, talking about the weather is one of our great pastimes.  Weather discussions are often at the start of every conversation.  Over the back fence, on the train to work, at the hockey rink, weather is always … Continue reading

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Halloween Weather Highlights

What’s in store for trick-or-treaters this year? Should they pack on the layers or can parents give in to begging children that a coat under their costume will ruin the look?   In Collingwood and The Blue Mountains, Halloween plans … Continue reading

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Ice Storm Continues Today

The centre of the storm which originated from Texas is now located over Southwestern Ontario this morning. The storm has brought substantial moisture into Southern Ontario. This combined with slightly colder northerly flow is still producing a major freezing rain … Continue reading

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Collingwood Downtown Christmas Activities Cancelled

Please be advised that due to high winds, the fireworks display scheduled for this evening in Collingwood after the tree lighting ceremony has been cancelled.   Also due to road conditions, Santa’s Reindeer-in-Training will not be able to come to … Continue reading

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It’s Apple Harvest in The Blue Mountains

  The summer-like conditions we have had the last week have been so pleasurable and likely ideal for apple picking.  It’s harvest time for local orchard owners.  We look forward to celebrating a good crop this year during the upcoming … Continue reading

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Heat Wave In Collingwood and The Blue Mountains

Well it’s another scorching hot day here in Collingwood but relief is on the way! The high temperatures this week have sent many diving into the Bay or locking themselves inside with the air conditioning. It’s no wonder because this … Continue reading

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Flood Potential

The weather office is forecasting up to 90 mm of mixed precipitation this week.   This along with the melting snow pack will cause water levels in our watercourses to rise, but no significant flooding is expected.   The public … Continue reading

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Easter in Collingwood

  Saturday, March 30, 2013   ‘Hop’ to Downtown Collingwood this Saturday!   Hopping into the downtown on Saturday March 30th will be the Easter Bunny himself! It is with great pleasure that Downtown announces Mr. E. Bunny has again … Continue reading

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World Novelty: New Weather App Provides Weather Forecasts Updates for any Point on the Globe on an Hourly Basis

With METEOplus® the Institute for Weather and Climate Communication (IWK) has launched the first iPhone app with which weather forecasts are possible for any point on the globe.   HAMBURG, Germany, Feb. 20, 2013 /CNW/ – Whereas up until now … Continue reading

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3 Day Forcast

partlycloudyMonday
Partly to mostly cloudy. High 3C. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 km/h.
POP:20
chancerainTuesday
Overcast with rain showers at times. High around 10C. Winds SE at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 40%.
POP:30

snowTuesday
Morning light rain followed by a mix of rain and snow in the afternoon. Morning high of 8C with temps falling to 1 to 3. Winds NW at 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of rain 80%. Snow accumulations less than 2cm.
POP:80